John Wolf


John Wolf, author of “Orphan Records”, “A Dark and Stormy Knight”, “Harmonics”, “Of Beryl & Alabaster” and "Benny Plays the Blues." Also, a mess of short stories.

I've been a hack musician most of my life. I spent 13 years as a navigator in the Air Force, pursued a profession as an engineer, and retired to writing action stories and mysteries. All of these things, plus the odd environment of growing up in New Mexico has given me a joyful perch from which to look out onto life.

I was a songwriter for several years, but found being lost in the constructs of writing a novel more fulfilling. The songs were just short stories, my short stories vignettes of ideas, the novels a real sense of being out there riding the waves.

John writes from his home in San Diego, California.

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Smashwords book reviews by John Wolf

  • Smashwords Style Guide on Jan. 21, 2010

    Great little guide Mark. I did have a question that wasn't addressed in the guide. Since my bookcopy in Word was set for 5.5x8.5" pages, I left it that size for the upload. It didn't seem to matter, but I was wondering if you had a recommended page size?? Also, where I placed a blank line between paragraphs was ignored by the converter, so I uploaded again with a centered line with ~ ~ ~ in the line to get this separation for shifts of point of view within a chapter. Is there something I missed on how to actually get a blank line, say between paragraphs done as blocks without the first line indented? John Wolf -
  • For Honor: An Adventure of What Might Have Been on Jan. 25, 2010

    If you like the intrigue of the 17th century stories with the musketeers, you will love this story. It has all the swashbuckling sword play you want and the skullduggery of the Scarlet Pimpernel to boot. The leading character is a young woman that carries herself as an equal to the dashing musketeers she so wants to impress.
  • A Funny Thing Happened on My Way to the World: Diary of a Fearless Travel Agent on Jan. 27, 2011

    Annette has a wonderful sense of humor, but why wouldn't she? It's the only way to face the "experiences" of world travel. I thoroughly enjoyed the book and recommend it to anyone contemplating world travel. Although, not totally convinced she didn't spend much of the travel time inebriated considering the number of occasions requiring stitches.